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Disaster In The Heartland: The American Dust Bowl, Carl R. O'Connor Dec 2009

Disaster In The Heartland: The American Dust Bowl, Carl R. O'Connor

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The Homestead Act, introduction of cattle and high yield crops, along with technological transformations in agriculture, and an ill-timed drought cycle began the disaster known as the Dust Bowl. The first section of this thesis project closely examines the Dust Bowl era of American history and the impact on several agricultural regions in the United States, both economically and culturally. It explores the historical cause and effect of this calamitous time in our nation’s history. Discussion of this era also touches on the Great Depression, the New Deal, and other pertinent legislation. In the second section, the project explores ...


Fitz-Hugh Family (Sc 2093), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Fitz-Hugh Family (Sc 2093), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2093. Correspondence and sundry notes related to the teaching careers of Thomas E. and Lillian fitz-Hugh, Covington, Kentucky. Also includes family correspondence related to settlement of the John Fitzhugh estate and the sale of his Logan County, Kentucky farm.


Ms-108: Louise Ramer ’29 Chi Omega Collection, Jennifer A. Giambrone Oct 2009

Ms-108: Louise Ramer ’29 Chi Omega Collection, Jennifer A. Giambrone

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This collection contains a number of different materials, including a scrapbook and photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, publications, and programs from both Tau Delta chapter and the national sorority. A majority of these materials are from the 1930’s and 1940’s, when Gamma Phi became Chi Omega. They focus on a number of events, including the installation banquet, a national conference, and an anniversary dinner, and many are associated with the Alumnae Chapter Ramer helped to establish in Gettysburg. Ramer was a national officer in Chi Omega at the time, and involved in planning a number of these events, and ...


Fear And Projection As Root Causes Of War, And The Archetypal Energies "Trust" And "Peace" As Antidotes, Carroy U. Ferguson Sep 2009

Fear And Projection As Root Causes Of War, And The Archetypal Energies "Trust" And "Peace" As Antidotes, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

I want to use this opportunity to discuss a phenomenon that continues to plague the human experience. It is called the game of war. War is perhaps the deadliest game that humanity has created. The conflict itself represents what appears to be opposing views about the way things should be. Each side believes that it is right and that its actions are justified. Each side therefore seeks to impose its views on the other or to defend its views against the other. Each side fears the other as an enemy and each side projects its fears onto its perceived “enemy.”


Simpson County, Kentucky - Teachers Register (Sc 2030), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Simpson County, Kentucky - Teachers Register (Sc 2030), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2030. Pages from a ledger listing Simpson County, Kentucky school districts by number, the names of school trustees and teachers, and some information on school fund expenditures.


Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 455. Interviews with ten African Americans who attended the Ralph Bunche School in Glasgow, Kentucky. Informants provide history and other information related to the importance of the school in Glasgow's African American community.


Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 1693. Enrollment and attendance book kept by teacher Mollie Sherry for the July-December, 1912 term at Riverside School in Warren County, Kentucky.


St. Columba Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1982), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

St. Columba Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1982), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1982. Register of students of St. Columba Academy, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and its successor, St. Joseph's School. Register covers 1887-1890, 1898-1906, 1910-1936. Includes photocopy of grade record of Georgia Johnson.


Witten, Tempie Jane (Bell), 1901-1985 (Mss 261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Witten, Tempie Jane (Bell), 1901-1985 (Mss 261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 261. Correspondence, chiefly genealogical related; family files; research materials about Grayson County, Kentucky schools, churches, businesses, history, and personalities. Also includes items related to Witten's long career as a teacher in Grayson County schools.


Bell, Charles R., 1891-1976 (Sc 1951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Bell, Charles R., 1891-1976 (Sc 1951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1951. Correspondence related to the selection of Kelly Thompson as president of Western Kentucky State College in 1955.


Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending July 10, 2009, Margaret N. Rees Jul 2009

Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending July 10, 2009, Margaret N. Rees

Walking Box Ranch

  • UNLV participated in the 100% Design Concept Plan meeting, June 10-12, 2009 at the BLM Las Vegas Field Office and Walking Box Ranch (WBR), and provided comments toward proposed concepts for the museum and field, research, and training center at Walking Box Ranch.
  • A request for funding for road construction and repair at WBR was submitted to NDOT (6/24/09).
  • UNLV participated in the following meetings related to the search for renewable energy funding for the ranch: ARRA Implementation Workshop sponsored by Senator Reid (4/16); UNLV Stimulus Funding Workshop (4/17), Renewable energy meeting with UNLV engineering faculty ...


Interview Of Robert S. Lyons, Jr., Robert S. Lyons Jr., Christina Becker Jul 2009

Interview Of Robert S. Lyons, Jr., Robert S. Lyons Jr., Christina Becker

All Oral Histories

Robert S. Lyons, Jr. (1939-2013) graduated from La Salle College in 1961. The following is his obituary from McGhee Funeral Home:

"Robert S. Lyons, Jr., of Upper Southampton, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013. He was 73. Born June 29, 1939, in Philadelphia, PA, Bob was the son of the late Robert and Catharine Lyons. Bob is survived by his; beloved wife Joan M. Lyons (nee Lang); children, Joanne Jenkins (Ken), Robert P., M.D. (Renee), Richard (Leanne), David (Julie), and Gregory. He will also be missed by his 11 grandchildren. Bob Lyons, the author of Palestra Pandemonium: A History of ...


Interview Of Richard Grande, Richard Grande, Frank Hopper Jul 2009

Interview Of Richard Grande, Richard Grande, Frank Hopper

All Oral Histories

Richard Grande was born and raised in South Philadelphia. He was educated in the Philadelphia Parochial System from kindergarten through high school. He graduated from Bishop Neumann High School in June of 1960. He attended La Salle College from September 1960 through May 1965. In 1964, he was on the team of scholars who brought national recognition to La Salle College through their appearance on the nationally televised quiz program, the GE College Bowl. He majored in English at La Salle College and received his Bachelors degree in May of 1965. He received a teaching assistantship from the University of ...


Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1944. Letters to O.O. Pillans, director of admissions at the Kentucky Military Institute, Lyndon, Jefferson County, Kentucky, related to the admission of his son Robert J. Burns.


Interview Of John J. Seydow, Ph.D., John J. Seydow, Frank Hopper Jun 2009

Interview Of John J. Seydow, Ph.D., John J. Seydow, Frank Hopper

All Oral Histories

John J. Seydow was born and raised in Olney section of Philadelphia. He was educated in Philadelphia’s Parochial School System from kindergarten through high school. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in June of 1959. He attended La Salle College on a full time basis from September 1961 through May 1965. He majored in English at La Salle and received his Bachelors degree in May of 1965. The following September he began a graduate fellowship at Ohio University where he earned his Masters and Doctorial degrees in English by May of 1968. In August 1968, he returned to ...


Interview Of Paul Joslin, F.S.C., Paul Joslin, Donna Sharer Jun 2009

Interview Of Paul Joslin, F.S.C., Paul Joslin, Donna Sharer

All Oral Histories

Brother Paul Joslin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 3, 1946. He grew up in Colwyn, Delaware Country, Pennsylvania which is adjacent to southwest Philadelphia. He attended West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys where he was introduced to the Lasallian Christians Brothers. During the middle of Brother Paul’s junior year of high school, he became a Juniorate and on June 15, 1964 became a Novitiate in the Christian Brothers. Brother Paul studied Spanish at LaSalle University, then LaSalle College, as an undergraduate from 1965 – 1969. He earned a Masters degree in Spanish from Millersville University of Pennsylvania ...


Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1937. Programs, publications and news clippings related to the Third District Education Association, a subordinate organization of the Kentucky Education Association.


“The Negro Speaks Of Rivers” An African Centered Historical Study Of The Selfethnic Liberatory Education Nature And Goals Of The Poetry Of Langston Hughes: The Impact On Adult Education, Sarah E. Howard Jun 2009

“The Negro Speaks Of Rivers” An African Centered Historical Study Of The Selfethnic Liberatory Education Nature And Goals Of The Poetry Of Langston Hughes: The Impact On Adult Education, Sarah E. Howard

Dissertations

The purposes of this historical study were to 1) document the Selfethnic Liberatory adult education nature and goals of the poetry of Langston Hughes (from 1921 to 1933); and 2) to document the impact this poetry had on members of the African Diaspora. In addition, the goal of this research was to expand the historical knowledge base of the adult education field, so that it is more inclusive of the contributions of African Americans.

This study addressed the problem that the historical and philosophical literature of the field does not to any significant degree include the intellectual and adult education ...


Cardwell, Edna, D. 2005 - Collector (Sc 1920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Cardwell, Edna, D. 2005 - Collector (Sc 1920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu


Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1904. Correspondence, teacher's certificates from the Shelby County, Tennessee public schools, and other materials related to Hines's work and family.


2009-2011 Ursinus College Course Catalogue, Office Of The Registrar May 2009

2009-2011 Ursinus College Course Catalogue, Office Of The Registrar

Ursinus College Catalogues

A digitized copy of the 2009-2011 Ursinus College Catalog. It contains details of the curriculum, departmental requirements and courses of instruction as well as lists of faculty, students and administrators. Student life, terms of admission, expenses and financial aid are also included as well as descriptions of the buildings and equipment available to students.


Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1892. Letter, 22 September 1840 from Nannie, Paris, Kentucky, telling of her vacation, her reading materials, and general gossip about her classmates.


Dalton, Callie Lou, B. 1965 (Fa 371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Dalton, Callie Lou, B. 1965 (Fa 371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 371. Interview with Robert J. Wurster, former English professor at WKU, conducted by Callie Lou Dalton on 18 November 1987. Wurster discusses his involvement with the International Student Program at the university. He also addresses issues of acculturation, equity in the classroom, expression of identity, and the program’s strengths and weaknesses.


Naccs 36th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Apr 2009

Naccs 36th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

NACCS Conference Programs

¡El Movimiento Sigue!
April 8-11, 2009
Hyatt Regency Hotel


Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), B. 1959 (Sc 1653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2009

Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), B. 1959 (Sc 1653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1653. Paper titled: "The Higher Road" about the life of long-time Western Kentucky University music professor Nelle Gooch Travelstead. The paper was written by Nancy Marshall for a history class at Western Kentucky University.


Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2009

Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1802. School stationery with 1931 class list, Bevier-Cleaton High School, Cleaton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Martin, Anna Katherine (Flege), 1902-1976 (Sc 1841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Martin, Anna Katherine (Flege), 1902-1976 (Sc 1841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1841. Diary kept from 1 January 1923 to 14 August 1923 by Anna Katherine Flege, Grant County, Kentucky. She relates details of her life as a teacher in the one-room Round Top School. She also comments about the weather, her family and home life, and her participation in community social and religious activities.


Royse, Amy (Fa 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Royse, Amy (Fa 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 358. Paper: "A Way of Preserving the Past" written by Amy Royse for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1739. Teacher's grade book kept by M. Loula Irvine from September 1889 to January 1890 for an unidentified Kentucky school. Also includes some notes on elocution.


Hunt, Jane (Sc 84), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Hunt, Jane (Sc 84), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 84. Teacher's certificate of Miss Jane Hunt issued by the Common School Commissioner, Butler County, Kentucky.